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Last chance to see the future of transport!

Last chance to see the future of transport!

Published: Friday, 15 October 2021

It’s the last chance to get a glimpse of the future of Coventry and Warwickshire before a major innovation exhibition draws to a close.

Special visitor to see the Turner Prize in Coventry

Special visitor to see the Turner Prize in Coventry

Published: Friday, 15 October 2021

There was a special visitor to the Turner Prize 2021 exhibition in Coventry – just weeks away from the winner being announced.

Explore Coventry's vibrant nightlife!

Explore Coventry's vibrant nightlife!

Published: Tuesday, 12 October 2021

If it’s a good night out you’re looking for, you’ve come to the right place. Coventry nightlife has it all, from pubs and bars open late to nightclubs and events.

Roller-skate into Broadgate this half-term. [News]

Roller-skate into Broadgate this half-term. [News]

Published: Tuesday, 12 October 2021

This October half-term, a roller disco will be held in Broadgate from Monday 25 October – Sunday 31 October 2021.

A spooky autumn half-term adventure awaits you in Coventry.

A spooky autumn half-term adventure awaits you in Coventry.

Published: Tuesday, 05 October 2021

As the nights draw in and the temperatures drop, enjoy a feast of hands-on fun and spooky activities to take part in this autumn in Coventry.

Tiles of Hope [News}

Tiles of Hope [News}

Published: Tuesday, 05 October 2021

Coventry University to unite communities in artistic bid to depict the city’s image of hope.

Tom Robinson, who will be the first artist to appear at Drapers’ Hall [News}

Tom Robinson, who will be the first artist to appear at Drapers’ Hall [News}

Published: Tuesday, 28 September 2021

Songwriter and broadcaster Tom Robinson is among the world-renowned musicians and artists lined-up to perform at Coventry’s newest music venue.

London Burger Company to open in West Orchards

London Burger Company to open in West Orchards

Published: Thursday, 09 September 2021

West Orchards shopping centre is expanding their food offering as they announce the arrival of the London Burger Kitchen to the heart of Coventry.

The most Instagram-worthy food and drink places in Coventry

The most Instagram-worthy food and drink places in Coventry

Published: Monday, 06 September 2021

We all know that these days food and drink is never just about how it tastes. It’s important of course, but something else is nearly as key - how it looks on Instagram.

Coventry to Celebrate Heritage Open Days 2021

Coventry to Celebrate Heritage Open Days 2021

Published: Thursday, 02 September 2021

Coventry is proud to be one of the cities that has participated since the beginning of Heritage Open Days 27 years ago and we are thrilled to once again showcase our amazing city.

Coventry brook flowing for the first time in over 100 years [News]

Coventry brook flowing for the first time in over 100 years [News]

Published: Tuesday, 24 August 2021

One of Coventry’s ancient watercourses which used to power a medieval fulling mill on the edge of the city centre is flowing again,

Win one of ten family weekend tickets to Godiva festival [News]

Win one of ten family weekend tickets to Godiva festival [News]

Published: Wednesday, 18 August 2021

Go CV is celebrating 60,000 cardholders and has teamed up with Godiva Festival for an exclusive chance to win one of ten family weekend tickets.

MEANWHILE… IN COVENTRY: An awesome free festival of graphic storytelling

MEANWHILE… IN COVENTRY: An awesome free festival of graphic storytelling

Published: Thursday, 12 August 2021

On 18th & 19th, September 2021 Meanwhile... in Coventry will welcome some of the greatest comic and graphic novel artists and writers in a celebration of graphic storytelling.

Spotlight on ... Metropolis Coventry

Spotlight on ... Metropolis Coventry

Published: Wednesday, 04 August 2021

This year has seen a flurry of new restaurants in Coventry and one of the most recent is Metropolis.

A striking new visitor information centre has been opened outside Coventry Railway Station [News]

A striking new visitor information centre has been opened outside Coventry Railway Station [News]

Published: Wednesday, 28 July 2021

A striking new visitor information centre has been opened outside Coventry Railway Station to help visitors arriving in the city during UK City of Culture and the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Explore Coventry this summer

Explore Coventry this summer

Published: Wednesday, 28 July 2021

Summer is finally here, and Coventry is the place to be! With the city’s beautiful green spaces, rich heritage and lively festivals, Coventry has something for everyone.

Businesses taste success at first Foodie Awards

Businesses taste success at first Foodie Awards

Published: Tuesday, 27 July 2021

An evening of celebration shone a light on some of the region’s best hospitality businesses in the finals of the first-ever Coventry & Warwickshire Foodie Awards last week.

Godiva festival is back! {News}

Godiva festival is back! {News}

Published: Wednesday, 21 July 2021

Coventry’s flagship Godiva Festival returns to the War Memorial Park on 3-5 September this year, at the heart of our year as City of Culture, with tickets going on sale at 9am on Tuesday 27 July.

What’s new on the Coventry food scene?

What’s new on the Coventry food scene?

Published: Friday, 09 July 2021

There’s no denying it’s been a tough time for hospitality, but Coventry has still managed to serve up plenty of new openings when it comes to food and drink in 2021.

Glynn Purnell Among Judges For Foodie Awards ‘Cook-Off’ [News]

Glynn Purnell Among Judges For Foodie Awards ‘Cook-Off’ [News]

Published: Monday, 21 June 2021

Two Coventry chefs are among the finalists competing in a Masterchef-style cook-off judged by celebrity chef Glynn Purnell, in the inaugural Coventry and Warwickshire Foodie Awards.

City of Culture and Visit Coventry team up to welcome visitors to the city

City of Culture and Visit Coventry team up to welcome visitors to the city

Published: Wednesday, 16 June 2021

Visit Coventry has joined up with the brand new UK City of Culture ‘City Hosts’ to open a temporary Visitor Information facility right in the heart of Coventry city centre.